The Staff Nurse Leader oversees clinical functions related to the delivery of patient care, the quality of nursing practice and the standards of care for the assigned shift. Coordinates patient care activities by directing staff and functions on the unit, while maintaining clinical nursing practice skills and unit specific expertise. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Provides break relief coverage for the shift. Troubleshoots and resolves issues as they arise. Functions as a role model and clinical resource to staff and patients.
Hourly Rate $53.32 $63.26 $73.2
Complete understanding of patient classification system & staffing requirements for the patient population
RN Certification in specialty area
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
Minimum of four years recent acute care RN nursing experience, at least two of the years must be telemetry
All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Must be able to demonstrate leadership skills by a minimum of three leadership roles/responsibilities within the last three years that demonstrate continued interest in personal development, the ability to mentor and provide constructive feedback, and the ability to lead a team to produce better outcomes. Demonstration of these skills may include excellence in leading a project, implementing a change project, teaching a skills lab, practice council chair, charge nurse, etc.
Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
Licenses and Certifications:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support(Required)
Basic Life Support(Required)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Understanding of applicable regulatory requirements
Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families
Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands
To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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